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Adam Carson - 1st Mate (Staff 3) came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
John Carson 25 hus of Elizabeth (family 09) House Keeper Prot both Renfrewshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
Elizabeth Carson 23 wife of John (family 09) Labourer Prot both Renfrewshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
John Carson, and Elizabeth baptised female Jane King at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #771
Jane King Carson, died female Melbourne 1842 #330 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Carson in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
John Carson House and shop Elizabeth St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Carson News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
John Carson, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
John Carson and Elizabeth baptised David 1843, Margaret 1845
John Carson sworn in as a Special Constable before His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
From AD-Biographies, CARSON, DUNCAN (1860-1931), woolbroker and pastoralist, was born on 8 November 1860 at Clutha, Kew, Victoria, youngest son of John Carson (d.1902) of Glasgow and his wife Elizabeth, née Duncan, who had both arrived in Melbourne in the Robert Benn in 1842. Educated at Scotch College, Melbourne, he went in 1876 with his family to Britain via the United States of America and the Philadelphia International Exhibition. His father, a prominent Melbourne horticulturist, set him to study horticulture and botany under Sir Joseph Hooker until November 1878 when the family returned to Melbourne.
Mr Carson arrived 20-Nov 1840 from Sydney on the Jewess
Peter Carson 26 (single man 4) Labourer, RC both, Marlinstown, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Peter Carson wed Govetla Williams in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Carson 23 hus (family 7) Groom Prot both Co Galway, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Alice Carson 22 wife of William (family 7) Housemaid Prot both Manchester, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
James Carss limeburner North Corio Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr and Mrs Carse and 2 chn arrived 10-Sep 1840 from Sydney on 2 Sep on the Bright Planet
Mrs Carrs and 3 chn cleared 3 July 1844 and sailed 4 July from Melbourne, for Sydney and arrived 6 July at Launceston Shamrock, source local newspapers
William Carss builder Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Carss freehold Bourke Lane Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Carrs House Bourke Lane Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
William Carrs, House Bourke Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
William Carrs and Helen born James 1844
Mr John Carstairs the overseer of the station Boorimboorg, found drowned source Port Phillip Herald Tue 6th December 1842
Robert Carswell in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Benjamin Carter Crew arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Benjamin Carter, Sarah and Family drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Biddy Carter 25 (single woman 15) Housemaid RC neither Cork, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Bridget Carter wed Andrew Mulchinaugh in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Captain Carter master arrived 5 Apr 1842 from Sydney for Launceston sailed 27 Mar on the Christina source Port Phillip Herald Fri 8th April 1842
Catharine Carter 20 (single woman 26) Dairy maid, RC, Killarny, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Charles Carter wed Mary Dougheny in 1842 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong born Thomas 1844, John 1846
Charles Carter settler Marsh . Upper Weiraby, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Edward Carter arrived 21 July 1842 from Launceston on the Dusty Miller source Port Phillip Herald Fri 22th July 1842
Emily Carter 21 (single woman 7) House maid Prot both Tipperary, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
George Carter convict came on the Norfolk Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 41 - 14 granted ticket-of-leave 5 May 1841
George Carter convict came on the Norfolk 5 27 October 1836, Central Criminal Court, Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald
George Carter, came on the Norfolk (3) Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Giles Carter, and Ann baptised George Henry at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Merri Ck 1842 #12926
Giles Carter and Ann baptised Jane Louisa 1846, Elizabeth 1846
Henry Carter 26 hus (family 5) Labourer Prot Both Somerset, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Mary Carter 27 wife of Henry (family 5) Housemaid Prot Both Somerset, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Henry Carter and Mary King 27 born Elizabeth 1843, Thomas 1845, Mary Ann 1847
Henry Carter aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Henry Carter settler Bunninyong, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Carter shoemaker Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
James Carter 35 hus (family 7) Labourer Prot Berkshire, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Anne Carter 26 wife of James (family 7) House Keeper Prot Berkshire, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary Carter 7 and William Carter 3 son of James (family 7) Prot Berkshire, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
John Carter Departed from Launceston on 10 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
Mr John Carter cleared out 28 July 1842 for Launceston on the Fox source Port Phillip Herald Fri 29th July 1842
John Carter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
John Carter, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 28 Nov 1843 charged with robbing Richard Haggarty
John Carter 22 husband of Martha (family 06) Labourer Prot both Ashen..?, Lancashire Forwarded to Geelong, arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Martha Carter 23 wife of John (family 06) Prot reads Lancashire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Samuel Carter 1 son of John (family 06) Prot Lancashire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
John Cart - Carter and Mary/Martha Doharty born Mary 1845, Joshua 1847
Joseph Carter Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Joseph Carter, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Julia Carter 20 (single woman 18) Housemaid RC both Kings Co, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
LH Carter arrived 17 March 1840 from London via Adelaide on the Branken Moor
Luke Carter 20 hus (family 7) Bricklayer Prot Both Stafford, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Alice Carter 19 wife of Luke (family 7) Housekeeper Prot Both Stafford, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
George Carter 5 months son of Luke (family 7) Stafford, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Luke Carter and Alice born Henry 1843
Luke Carter Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Margaret Carter 18 (single woman 10) Dressmaker, RC both, Wexford, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Margaret Carter wed William Bull in 1842 at Presbyterian Portland
Michael Carter 29 (single man 08) Labourer Prot both Buckinghamshire, employed by Edward Willis Geelong arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Michael Carter 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Michael Carter wed Ann Davis in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong born William 1846
Mr Carter Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr Carter Departed from Launceston, on 12 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip and then London, the barque on the Louisa Campbell
Mr and Miss Carter sailed 15-May 1840 for Hobart on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Mr M Carter at Melbourne arrived 19 Feb 1841, from Adelaide on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Mr Carter arrived 27-Aug 1840 from Hobart on the Lord Sidmonth
Mr Carter arrived 11-Sep 1840 from Hobart on 3 Sep, on the Jean
Mrs Carter and chn arrived 8 July 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 1 July, on the Agenoria
Mr Carter sailed from Port Phillip 12 Jan 1842 for Launceston in ballast - on the Will Watch source Port Phillip Herald - Fri 14th Jan 1842
Mr and Miss Carter departed from Port Phillip 15-May 1840 for Hobart on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Mrs Carter cleared from Port Phillip 13 Feb 1843 for London Duke of Richmond
Mrs Carter arrived at Port Phillip 7 Oct 1843 from Sydney on 3 Oct Shamrock
Richard Carter, had been missing since just after Christmas Day, was found drowned in the Merri Creek. Source - Port Phillip Herald 21 Jan 1840
Richard Carter 20 (single man 7) Farm servant RC reads Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Richard Carter wed Mary Coonan in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne born Anne 1844 died, Honora 1846
Richard Carter labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Samuel Carter 28 (single man 15) Labourer Prot both, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Samuel Carter wed Ann Bradley in 1842 at Church of England St James, Melbourne born Margaret Ann 1843
Samuel Carter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Thomas Carter 36 hus (family 91) Engine driver, Prot, Bristol, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
M Anne/Margaret Carter 28 wife of Thomas (family 92) Housekeeper, Prot, Avonshire, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Lavinia/Jessica Carter 8 and Mary Carter 6 dau of Thomas (family 94) Prot, Avonshire, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
'Somerset Years' lists him as born in Bristol, with wife from Devon
Thomas Carter and Mary baptised Matilda Sarah 1843
Thomas Carter 23 (Single man 13) Labourer RC neither Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Thomas Carter and Cath Martin baptised Mary 1846
Mr W Carter Departed from Launceston on 14 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Perseverance
Mr W Carter Esq. sailed from Port Phillip 7 Sept 1843 for Hobart arrived 11 Sep Abeona
Mr WC Carter Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Yarra Yarra
William Carter at Colac Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Carter, Convict came on 'Henry Tanner' 27 June 1834 York, West Riding Quarter Session, Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 See passenger list
William Carter on list of Geelong supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
William Carter, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
William Carter, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
William Cathcart / Carthart 28 (single man 9) Carpenter Prot Both Antrim, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Samuel Cartland wed Mary Ann Asquith in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr W Cartledge Departed from Sydney on 14 May 1839 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Skene
Margaret Carton wed George John Chidgey in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Cathrin Cartwright 15 (single woman 06) Housemaid Prot both Kings County, employed by ? Belchin South Yarra arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Harry Cartright, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
Thomas Cartwright, 33 imperfectly was Collier, trained as Shoemaker married Larceny 7 years convicted 3 Jan 1843 at Stafford received 27 Mar 1843 Stafford became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Dr Thomson Geelong - List a021 and a72
William Cartwright 39 hus of Mary (family 09) Labourer Prot reads Kings County Catherine Sherlock South Yarra, pay 6 pounds a month arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mary Cartwright 38 wife of William (family 09) Prot reads Kings County arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
George Cartwright 13 son of William (family 09) Prot Kings County arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Thomas Cartwright 8 dau of William (family 09) Prot Kings County arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
William Cartwright 17 (single man 09) Labourer Prot both Kings County, employed by David Thomas Melbourne arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mr Cartwright Cabin arrived Port Phillip 14 Sep 1841 on the Tasmania
Bridget Carthy 15, Single woman 6, Childs maid Galway RC both General servant, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Bridget Carthy 15, Children's maid, employed by Mr McKillop, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Bridget Carty wed Peter Murphy in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Biddy Carty / Cartey 16 Nurse (Single woman 6) Nurse RC reads Limerick on to Sydney on the Neptune
Bridget Carty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843 *
Darby Carty 20 (5 single man) Labourer RC both Rosammon, came 28 Nov 1841 on the Frances
James Carty 28 hus (family 8) Farm Servant reads Kings County, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Julia Carty 24 wife of James (family 8) Farm Servant reads Kings County, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
John Carty 6 months son of James (family 8) came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
James Carty and Judith Minoge/Julia 24, John I baptised John 1841,
James Carty, and Judith Minogue baptised male Martin at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #451 and Sarah 1844, Margaret 1846
James Carty, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Directory 1847 labourer off Bourke lane
James Carty and Ellen Ahern baptised James 1845
James Carty labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Jeremiah Carty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Jeremiah Carty, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Jeremiah Carthy - Carty wed Catherine Cummerford in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Carty 23 (single man 11) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
John Carty and Bridget Carr baptised Catherine 1842, Jeremiah 1844, Thomas 1846, Elizabeth 1847
Directory 1847 Flinders lane
John Cary - Carty and Margaret Dugit baptised John 1846
John Carty and Anne Docherty baptised Bridget 1847
John Carty labourer Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Judith Casey 17 (4 single woman) Housemaid RC both Tipperary, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Margaret Carthy - Carty wed William Sherry in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Carty died 1847 Female aged 33 at Newtown
Michael Carty convict came on the Norfolk 1832 sentenced to Life Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 41 - 26 granted ticket-of-leave 13 Jun 1841, Tickets of Leave to be collected page 218 - 8 granted ticket-of-leave 13 Jun 1842
Michael Carthy died 6 Mar 1840 at Mr Murray's near Lake Cola son of Thomas Carthy shoemaker in Ireland, Wesleyan Mission
Michael Carty 39 hus (8 family) Labourer Prot neither Tipperary, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Mary Carty 38 wife of Michael (8 family) Dairymaid Prot neither Tipperary, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Patrick Carty 12 and John Carty 10 sons of Michael (8 family) Prot neither Tipperary, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Michael Carty 19 son of Michael (17 single man) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Michael Carty died 1847 Male aged 63 at Newtown
Mr and Mrs Carty sailed from Sydney 27 Feb 1844 bound for Port Phillip via Port Albert on the Coquette, source local newspapers
Patrick Carty - convict came on the Woodbridge, has not called for his ticket, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 7 Jun 1843
Patrick Carty Convict came on the Maitland 10 October 1839. Convicted at Upper Canada Court Martial for a term of life, on 10 Sep 1845 'Holding Ticket of Leave', in Portland Police Station records
Patrick Carty 22 (single man 9) Labourer RC neither Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Patrick Carthy arrived 11 Sep 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch - source Launceston Courier 13 Sep 1841
Mr Pat Carthy departing 9 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Patrick Carty List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Carty / Cartey 28 (single man 7) Labourer RC Both Kilkenny, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
William Cartey 28 (7 single man) Labourer RC Both Kilkenny, came 7 June 1841 on the Frankfield
William Cartey - Carty wed Bridget Cleary in 1845 at Roman Catholic baptised Thomas 1846, Elizabeth 1847
Richard Carver arrived 26 Aug from Port Phillip on the Henry source Launceston Examiner 27 Aug 1842)
Mrs Cary and two children cleared 3 July 1844 and sailed 4 July from Melbourne, for Sydney and arrived 6 July at Launceston Shamrock, source local newspapers

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